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Lima: Callao governor latest suspect in Odebrecht corruption
Posted by Jack Dylan Cole on Apr 4, 2017 2 comments

Lima: Callao governor latest suspect in Odebrecht corruption

The regional governor of Callao is the latest high-profile figure implicated in the Odebrecht corruption scandal for allegedly accepting $4 million in bribes. Police raided three buildings linked to governor  Full Article »

Lima’s high-crime port district under six months of martial law
Posted by Colin Post on Apr 15, 2016 Leave a comment

Lima’s high-crime port district under six months of martial law

Peru’s national government agreed to extend a state of emergency to fight crime in Lima’s Callao district for 45 more days on Thursday. The third extension of the legal measure  Full Article »

Peru implements martial law to fight crime in Lima port district
Posted by Colin Post on Dec 5, 2015 Leave a comment

Peru implements martial law to fight crime in Lima port district

President Ollanta Humala has declared a state of emergency in Lima’s port district of Callao to tackle growing organized crime gangs. The state of emergency published in Peru’s state newspaper  Full Article »

Peru: murder highlights corruption in Lima port district
Posted by Colin Post on Dec 3, 2015 1 comment

Peru: murder highlights corruption in Lima port district

The murder in broad daylight of a public security guard brings scrutiny on the political machine which controls Lima’s port district of Callao. While the port region of Callao makes  Full Article »

Prosecutors seek 11 years in prison for governor of Callao
Posted by Colin Post on Nov 17, 2015 Leave a comment

Prosecutors seek 11 years in prison for governor of Callao

Anti-corruption prosecutors have launched official investigations into Callao governor Felix Moreno for money laundering, collusion and conflict of interest. Prosecutors allege that Moreno worked with friends in bid-rigging schemes and  Full Article »

Government battles extortion epidemic with cell phone restrictions
Posted by Colin Post on Jun 4, 2015 Leave a comment

Government battles extortion epidemic with cell phone restrictions

Peru’s interior minister has announced tough new regulations for cellular phone accounts as a measure to combat the country’s growing extortion gangs. According to interior minister Jose Luis Perez, an anonymous  Full Article »